The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 120 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.56% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.64% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 25
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 21 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow -2 16 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Dundee - 1 £27,000 -
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 76 (98.70%) HTML
1 76 (98.70%) CSS
2 72 (93.51%) JavaScript
3 46 (59.74%) jQuery
4 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (40.26%) HTML5
6 30 (38.96%) CSS3
7 20 (25.97%) Scrum
7 20 (25.97%) Backbone.js
8 19 (24.68%) Photoshop
9 15 (19.48%) Sass
10 14 (18.18%) XML
10 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 13 (16.88%) MVC
11 13 (16.88%) Games
11 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
11 13 (16.88%) User Experience
12 12 (15.58%) Java
12 12 (15.58%) PHP
12 12 (15.58%) CMS
13 10 (12.99%) Node.js
13 10 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (12.99%) Ember.js
13 10 (12.99%) Underscore.js
13 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
14 9 (11.69%) .NET
14 9 (11.69%) Marketing
14 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
14 9 (11.69%) Jasmine
15 8 (10.39%) XSL

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.58%) CMS
2 10 (12.99%) Node.js
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) TeamSite
4 3 (3.90%) WordPress
5 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.09%) GIMP
3 6 (7.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.30%) InDesign
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Trello
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MySQL
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) Jasmine
3 8 (10.39%) Grunt
3 8 (10.39%) Mercurial
4 7 (9.09%) PhantomJS
4 7 (9.09%) QUnit
5 3 (3.90%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.60%) Mocha
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.88%) Games
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 7 (9.09%) Finance
4 6 (7.79%) Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (98.70%) HTML
1 76 (98.70%) CSS
2 46 (59.74%) jQuery
3 31 (40.26%) HTML5
4 30 (38.96%) CSS3
5 20 (25.97%) Backbone.js
6 15 (19.48%) Sass
7 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 14 (18.18%) XML
8 10 (12.99%) Ember.js
8 10 (12.99%) Underscore.js
9 9 (11.69%) .NET
10 8 (10.39%) XSL
10 8 (10.39%) Zepto.js
11 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
11 6 (7.79%) JSP
12 5 (6.49%) XSLT
12 5 (6.49%) RESTful
12 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.19%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) Online Games
3 4 (5.19%) W3C
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Xbox
5 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Android
1 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Phone
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) Scrum
3 13 (16.88%) MVC
4 10 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Web Development
7 7 (9.09%) OpenUP
8 6 (7.79%) TDD
9 5 (6.49%) OO
9 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.19%) UX Design
10 4 (5.19%) Analytics
11 3 (3.90%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (3.90%) Web Design
12 2 (2.60%) Business Development
12 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.60%) Content Management
12 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.60%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (93.51%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.58%) PHP
2 12 (15.58%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) ActionScript
4 5 (6.49%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) SQL
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) Ruby
7 2 (2.60%) Groovy
7 2 (2.60%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Adobe
2 2 (2.60%) Google
2 2 (2.60%) Twitter
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